Ok, whats the deal with this dress code?
It seems that some people don't like the idea of getting all dressed up!? Who doesn't love a good excuse to put on your "I look fantastic" clothes and go out to show them off to everyone? Who doesn't love the feel of being magnificently "over" dressed?
Conversely, does anyone really want to get dressed up EVERY Monday? You wear your business clothes ALL week at work and when you get home all you want to do is strip down to jeans and a T-shirt. Or just skip straight to the Pajamas! Can I get an "amen"?
The simple answer is right there in front of you. The ones that work from home, make phone calls and email people all day really want that opportunity to get dressed up. The ones that have a "real" job all week want to be ACAP (As Casual As Possible). The problem of course is that if you get really dressed up and everyone else is wearing sweats, YOU are going to feel out of place and maybe a tad ridiculous...
So that is the simple answer... what are your thoughts?
I personally (yes, as a guy) fluctuate. I have had jobs that I wore shorts, a t-shirt and flip-flops to every day and I LOVED the opportunities to put on a suit or a tux and go be with "well dressed" people. But I have also worked jobs that I wore a suit for. It didn't matter how "exclusive" the occasion was, I DID NOT love putting a tie on if it wasn't for work.
How do you feel about getting dressed up for weekly meeting? Special Events? Skin Care Classes?
What are the rules in your unit or area?
Is your director (or if you are a director, "are you") relaxed or strict?
Is there an official Mary Kay Corporate directive, or do directors set the pace?
If there is such a directive, can local directors override it?
If someone were totally "into" the Goth movement (waves to "gothchiq") and had friends that absolutely LOVE the black eyeliner, would she be allowed to present the product to them without having to where a skirt and blouse? Could she "come as she was"?
I had an excellent conversation with a new acquaintance this afternoon about this and thought I would throw it out to everyone. If someone has their own style, do they have to conform or can they dress in their "norm"? Is there a difference between their personal appointments and the official events?
I know these are a lot of questions... just focus on the ones that you have experience with and hopefully you won't be overwhelmed!
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